The Francis Crick Institute has launched a second call for applications to its four-year PhD Programme for entry in September 2016.
If you are a graduate/master’s student with a background in biological sciences, physics, mathematics, computer science and/or chemistry and are interested in undertaking a PhD programme, please Click here, or visit the Crick website, for details.
Students are invited to apply by noon, Wednesday 30 March 2016. More information about the studentships can also be found on the King’s intranet.
It was great to see so many of you at the Consultancy event last week. A write up will follow soon on this blog.
Next week, we will be hearing from three people who work in data science. Find out more about how your analytic, programming and data skills can work in industry.
Dr Kim Nilsson, Pivigo:
Kim is an Astrophysics PhD turned Entrepreneur. She is the CEO of Pivigo, an organisation focused on supporting analytical MScs and PhDs in their career transitions into data science roles. She is passionate about people, data and connecting the two.
Dr Ana Costa e Silva, TIBCO:
Ana has 15 years experience with data, undergraduate studies in Business and a PhD in computer science (AI) from the Edinburgh University. She has previously been a manager economic statistician for the Statistics department of the Portuguese Central Bank and a researcher of the inner workings of the global stock market for Edinburgh Partners.
Dr Zach Izham, Hewlett Packard
Zach has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering and after several roles in aero-engineering, is now responsible for designing, implementing and testing solutions for data analytics and machine learning for clients in insurance/ banking/automotive industries and also governmental agencies from a ‘data science’ perspective.
Time: Weds 10th Feb, 5.30-6.30pm
Place: Franklin Wilkins Building, Waterloo campus, room 1.70
An experienced research person with good software skills and academic research background to carry out research on optical spectroscopic analysis tools, maintain and develop basic GUIs and optical spectrum analysis software running in Windows platform and the real time embedded Linux platform.
Spectral analysis and algorithms design
Windows GUI design and maintenance
Embedded software design on Linux and ATmega platforms
Design of tests and experiments for the lab tests and products
Knowledge and experience of digital signal processing and numerical methods
Strong C++ skills on both Windows and Linux platform